I hope everyone is having a lovely Fall, ours, so far, has been fantastic, after a brutal start. The last few weeks have been gorgeous and the yard is almost cleaned up, just a few leaves left to deal with. No Alberta clippers heading south yet.
I was fortunate to be able to spend some time at Winterthur last month and looking at some new samplers to reproduce. They will have another seminar in 2011.
Check out the following seminar www.stitchingbee.org
Mark your calendar
MESDA Textile Seminar
March 18 - 19, 2010
Celebrating the installation of MESDA’s new permanent Textile Study Gallery, the 2010 Textile Seminar will present new findings in southern textiles including southern needlework, bed coverings, and household textiles. www.mesda.org Go to events button.
The International Language of Embroidery - an exhibit in the Netherlands (www.breda-museum.org).
Permanent exhibit in Celle, Germany - this is a must see if you are in the neighbourhood (www.stickmustermuseum.de).
On line sampler collections
The National Museum of American History has their collection on line here.
The V&A has their sampler collection on line here type in sampler (collections.vam.ac.uk).